An Urban Bioblitz

I’ve mentioned before that I live in quite an urban part of Bristol, and that although it’s a nice area and Bristol is a great place to live, my part of it is pretty much devoid of trees, grass or really anything other than tightly packed houses, cars and concrete. I am lucky in having … More An Urban Bioblitz

Avon Wildlife Trust BioBlitz at Chew Valley Lake

I spent last Saturday volunteering at another ‘BioBlitz’ event, this time on behalf of the Avon Wildlife Trust. Run in partnership with Bristol Water, the event was held at Chew Valley Lake, a beautiful site just to the south of Bristol. This lake not only supplies Bristol with water, but is also great for wildlife and … More Avon Wildlife Trust BioBlitz at Chew Valley Lake

Spring on the Somerset Levels (albeit without much sun!)

Yesterday I finally got the chance to get back down to one of my favourite wildlife-spotting areas, the Somerset Levels. Could have spent all day there but sadly had to limit myself to visiting just two places (still good going though!) – Shapwick Heath NNR and RSPB Ham Wall. These are two great wetland reserves … More Spring on the Somerset Levels (albeit without much sun!)